JISD board recognizes four elementary students for art work

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Elementary art students were recognized at Monday night’s meeting of the Jourdanton School Board. Teacher Jenna Bronstad explained that her Kindergarten through fifth grade art classes were experimenting with different art mediums, such as oil pastels and watercolors. Each student introduced themselves and showed an example of their work. Shaylee Edmiston and Brynn Schorsch are in the fifth grade, Sloane […]

ATASCOSA FEAST OF THANKSGIVING RECEIVES DONATIONS

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The Woman’s Club of Pleasanton gave a $500 donation toward the Atascosa County Feast of Thanksgiving event that’s being held on Nov. 25 and is free to all Atascosa County residents. Pictured, from left, are members of the Woman’s Club with County Democratic and Republican Party Chairs, from left, Annette Hoelscher, Democratic Chair Julie Hilberg, Melissa Royal, Republican Party Chair […]

News Briefs

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Mega Food Distribution Nov. 20, at the Poteet Strawberry Festival grounds starting at about 10 a.m. The gates will be open for parking after 6:30 a.m. Please note there will not be a restroom available for clients. Event coordinators are always happy to see their volunteers. Family Collaborative Council by Connections in Jourdanton They want to hear suggestions on how […]

Holiday Give and Go

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ACCEPT applications for elderly start Nov. 20 Atascosa County Christmas Elderly Project Target 2021, commonly referred to as ACCEPT in the past, is updating their focus to the elderly. The following dates and locations have been chosen for Atascosa County seniors age 60 or older to complete applications for ACCEPT 2021. Please note that you may apply at any location. […]

VETERANS HONORED AT PLEASANTON CEMETERY

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In observance of Veterans Day, Cub Scouts Pack 194 and Boy Scouts Troop 194, both from Pleasanton and members of the Atascosa Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), honored veterans on Sunday, Nov. 7. The group placed over 300 flags on their graves at the Pleasanton City Cemetery. The Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts participate in community […]

PISD JROTC MEMBER HONORED

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Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Simon Karsky, JROTC Cadet Eagle Battalion Commander, received the Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for Achievement which is given by The Legion of Valor of the United States of America, Inc. annually. It’s a highly selective award for achievement of scholastic excellence in military and academic subjects. It’s awarded to JROTC cadets who demonstrate outstanding performance, dependability, […]

POTEET INTERMEDIATE HONORS VETERANS

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Local veterans were honored for their service to our nation at the Poteet Intermediate Campus Veterans Day ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 11. Veterans pictured are, from left: back row- Willie Leal Jr. Willie Mendez (Poteet ISD Police Department), Raul Gonzalez, Jason Velasquez (Poteet ISD Police Department), Dalton Watson, Adam Gonzales (Director of Technology), Monica Perkins, Chris Mittelmaier, Matthew Sanchez and […]

CHARLOTTE ELEMENTARY RECOGNIZES LOCAL VETS

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Charlotte Elementary fifth graders honored local veterans of the Charlotte community on Nov. 11 at the high school gym. Pictured, from left, front row, are fifth graders Gage Cruz, Joseph Villalobos, Ava Sambrano; second row, fifth graders Jaylen Hernandez, David Luna, Billi Pearl Ramos-Ortega, Dilyenn Maldonado, Levi Luna, Eli Duran, Allissa Ramos, Jett Brock, Shyanne Huizar and Cooper Tijerina; back […]

OUR LADY OF GRACE CATHOLIC SCHOOL

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Our Lady of Grace Catholic School honored local U.S. veterans at a prayer service, led by their fourth and fifth graders, and attended by younger students and guests on Thursday, Nov. 11. The Pleasanton High School JROTC presented the colors. JROTC instructor Col. (Ret.) Christopher Wynder’s daughter Teliyah Wynder sang the national anthem. As part of the ceremony, students read […]

ATASCOSA COUNTY VETERANS DAY PARADE

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US Army veteran Martin Z. Castillo Jr. and his wife, Thelma, of Charlotte Cowboy Connect transported local veterans in the parade.